Medicine: Capsules, Sep. 1, 1958

> There is too much deception in advertisers' claims for toothpaste and tooth powders and also for tranquilizers. charged a subcommittee of the House Committee on Government Operations—and it's up to the Federal Trade Commission to do something. The subcommittee's prescription : force the manufacturers to agree on a code of fair practices in advertising.

> Grandma and her grandma used to say that the best way to treat a burn was to hold it under the spout (cold water, naturally), but later generations of medical scientists have pooh-poohed the idea. Now, University of...

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